Joining Microsoft in the Cloud

After hearing about Microsoft’s change of focus to Cloud Computing – they’re now ‘betting on the Cloud’ according to Steve Ballmer – I’ve been keeping my eye open for what this might mean in reality. I’ve just read a good post from Darryl Burling, a product manager for Online Services and SharePoint, which is a . . . → Read More: Joining Microsoft in the Cloud

SharePoint 2010 Release Date

I’ve just read on the Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering blog that a release date has been set for SharePoint 2010! To business users SharePoint 2010 will be available on May 12, 2010. For consumers it will be available for download and purchase in June.

Here’s an extract from the blog post with the important bit:

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SharePoint Relevant Microsoft Team Blogs

With SharePoint continuing to grow and grow it’s a real challenge to stay on top of all the latest news/announcements/discoveries from the people who are working on the product(s) – that’s in addition to all the great content generated by the community.

Here’s a list of the Microsoft Team Blogs that I’m following to attempt . . . → Read More: SharePoint Relevant Microsoft Team Blogs

The Strategic Evolution of SharePoint

During his keynote session at the SharePoint Conference 2009 Jeff Teper, Corporate Vice President for SharePoint, showed an interesting PowerPoint slide from 1999 when Microsoft where first strategising about a new product that was to become SharePoint. The amazing thing is that 10 years later the key elements of the strategy set down then are . . . → Read More: The Strategic Evolution of SharePoint

SharePoint Conference 2009 Keynote Session

So I’ve been fortunate enough to come along to the SharePoint Conference for 2009! I thought I’d give you my thoughts on the various sessions I’m attending and the items that really stand out for me – starting with the keynote.

Steve Ballmer CEO of Microsoft and Tom Rizzo Senior Director for SharePoint ran the . . . → Read More: SharePoint Conference 2009 Keynote Session